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Tokyo Olympics evoke special memories

Last week, the organizing committee for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics (TOCOG) announced that plans are going ahead, full speed for sports largest platform despite the coronavirus threat. In Japan, football

World heavyweight boxing interest a reminder of yesteryear

This past Saturday, in Las Vegas, Nevada, Briton Tyson Fury recorded a seventh round technical knockout (TKO) victory over American Deontay Wilder to retain his lineal belt and capture the

Major connecting The Bahamas, South Africa in boxing through PACBO

Former Bahamian Super Featherweight Champion and World Boxing Association (WBA) FedeCaribe lightweight king Meacher “Major Pain” Major, in retirement, has transitioned into a world sports ambassador. From the backdrop of his

Hield adds to Bahamian success in NBA All-Star Classic

On the 2020 National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Weekend in Chicago, Illinois, Chavano “Buddy” Hield, the Grand Bahama native, further distinguished himself as one of the game’s best long-distance shooters

Golf course’s high-playing rates detrimental to sport’s progress

It was four decades ago when a group of talented locally produced golfers were known throughout the region as the “Young Lions”, and the sport was thriving. This was the

AAGHOF Chief Knowles headed to Grand Bahama

At least two principal leaders of sports in West Palm Beach, Florida, are expected to be in Freeport, Grand Bahama, for the Edward St. George Memorial Invitational golf weekend, from

GB Office of PM fostering sports heroes’ celebration

Howard Williams and Churchill Tener-Knowles are the catalysts, and the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) on Grand Bahama (GB) is to play a major role in driving the initiative

Kobe aimed for Jordan standard but established his own identity

At the age of 41, with clear signs that the career after retirement would at last rival what he did on the basketball court, Kobe Bean Bryant is gone. He, along

GB focus on junior golf supported by sports promotion association

Ambrose Gouthro, who is the Bahamas Golf Federation’s (BGF) Director of the Northern Region, will soon ignite a partnership, geared to propel junior golf in Grand Bahama. In early spring, at